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Pistachio Crumble Recipe with Dates and Apples – Italian Cuisine

Pistachio Crumble Recipe with Dates and Apples

  • 150 g 00 flour
  • 150 g peeled pistachios
  • 150 g butter
  • 120 g sugar
  • 6 dates
  • 1 orange
  • 3 Annurca or Renetta apples

whisk the flour with the pistachios, mix it with the sugar, then with the butter. Work the mixture until you get a set of crumbs.
Distribuitene about 2 ⁄3 in a hinged mold (ø 20 cm) buttered and pressed to form a base. Place the remaining dough in the refrigerator.
Bake the base of the cake in the oven at 180 ° C for 15 minutes.
Peel in the meantime, cut the apples into 8 wedges each. Collect them in a saucepan with the juice of 1 orange and cook with the lid for 10 minutes.
Arrange apples on the base of the cake, also add the dates cut into slices and the grated zest of 1/2 orange; partially cover with the remaining dough, crumbling it. Bake again at 180 ° C for another 15-20 minutes.
Accompany the cake to taste with cream ice cream or fiordilatte.

Recipe Milk bread tartlets and dates with smoked salmon – Italian Cuisine

Recipe Milk bread tartlets and dates with smoked salmon

  • 250 g prepared for gluten-free bread
  • 200 g milk
  • 100 g smoked salmon
  • 40 g of dried pitted dates
  • 5 g dry beer yeast
  • salt

For the recipe of canapes with milk bread and dates with smoked salmon, cut the dates into small pieces. Dissolve the dry yeast in lukewarm milk and pour it on the bread preparation (flour), in which you will have mixed half a teaspoon of salt.
Add dates and knead to distribute evenly. Pour the mixture into a silicone cake mold (20 × 10 cm), leave to stand for 10 'and bake at 200 ° C for 25-30'. Add the bread and leave to cool. Slice and toast without too much coloring (canapes). Serve with smoked salmon.

How much do you know dates? – The Italian kitchen – Italian Cuisine

It is easy to say dates: there is not only one quality, and each is ideal for different preparations. Let's discover the secrets together

Winter is coming, the Christmas and on our tables appear i dates. Usually, the protagonists of Christmas baskets, are the fruit of the date palm, native to North Africa, of sugary taste and very fleshy pulp. They can be enjoyed both fresh and dried as healthy snacks, as they are rich in iron, vitamins and minerals. When you choose them, know that there is not a single variety of dates: a little below vade mecum not to buy the wrong and some council on how to taste them.


Originating from North Africa and the Middle East, the Medjoul dates are now also grown in Sicily and have a slightly larger size compared to other varieties. Excellent to be consumed raw, they are ideal for garnishing desserts or for making jams.

Deglet nour

One of the best-selling varieties in the world, Deglet nour have a very sweet taste, similar to caramel. They are perfect as an ingredient in biscuits, or as a side dish in salads, combined with smoked fish.

Fresh mazafati

The dates Mazafati have a brown color and a very fleshy pulp, almost chocolate-like flavor. Taste naturally, they can replace the dessert, due to the high concentration of sugars; otherwise they are ideal as an ingredient in a smoothie.

How to make Nutella with dates at home

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Fresh hayani

The fresh Hayani dates are one of the best-selling varieties in the world, and for this reason they are grown in all the warm areas. They have a very sugary taste, which can make them protagonists of cakes and desserts, but also of delicious appetizers. Try them in combination with swordfish: a delight!


Golden in color, the Kenta date has a maturity earlier than the other dates and also a less sweet taste, which makes it more sought after by fine palates. In Italy it is not widespread.


With a yellowish color, the Bahri dates are perfect as ingredients for sweet or savory preparations, but in particular they are excellent for producing syrups and jams.

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